A considerably less hirsute host faced down a firing squad, donned clown gear, and got berated by Don Draper himself.
But then she berated the show for not having him in the first episode.
Women are berated—and berate themselves—for dressing too sexily.
1540s, from be- "thoroughly" + Middle English rate "to scold" (late 14c.), from Old French reter "accuse, blame," from Latin reputare (see reputation). "Obsolete except in U.S." [OED 1st ed.], but it seems to have revived in Britain 20c. Related: Berated; berating.